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By Charlotte Varcoe-Wolfson – 4 days ago

Consensus Agenda—Passed Finance Allocations 500/650 for Chinese Student Community from Community —Contingent $10 subsidy of $15 tickets for students who attend MidAutumn Festival Celebration 630/630 for Forum of Political Thought…

Political Roundup

By Aena Khan – 4 days ago

This week’s headlines… Tropical storm Florence—downgraded from its prior classification as a hurricane— made its way through the Carolinas from Sept. 14–18. The storm’s floods overtook areas along the shoreline,…

Ransby lectures on MLK, Ella Baker, Black Lives Matter

By Ariana Gravinese – 4 days ago

“I wanted to understand the world in order to change the world.” This was one striking quote from Professor Barbara Ransby’s lecture “Social Justice and Freedom-making in the 21st Century:…

Document sparks conversations on institutional complicity

By Noah Purdy and Charlotte Varcoe-Wolfson – 2 weeks ago

[TW: This article mentions rape.] On Friday, Aug. 31, Director of Safety and Security Arlene Sabo emailed the campus community reporting the distribution of a document titled the “Vassar College…

College earns Gold rating for exemplary sustainability efforts

By Leah Cates and Laila Volpe – 2 weeks ago

Vassar’s campus is known for boasting its natural beauty, from the Farm to its abundant arboreal richness, but recently the College’s commitment to ecological quality has been recognized in more…

Political Roundup

By – 2 weeks ago

In this week’s headlines… In an atypical move on Sept. 5, The New York Times published an anonymous Op-Ed essay at the request of the author, whom the Times stated…

VSA Updates

By Charlottte Varcoe-Wolfson – 2 weeks ago

The Third Senate of the Vassar Student Association (VSA) held its first meeting of the semester on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 2:30 p.m. in Rockefeller Hall. 1. Executive Board Updates…